There is new scientific evidence that exposure to welding fumes can cause lung or kidney cancer. This has therefore forced a change in the HSE’s enforcement expectations. All businesses undertaking welding activities should ensure effective engineering controls are provided and correctly used to control fumes.
The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 comes into force today – 20th March 2019 – and gives tenants of private and social housing in England new rights. Landlords are now required to ensure their properties are ‘fit for human habitation’ and in a good state of repair.
Ghost Brokers are fraudsters who sell illegitimate car insurance by using sites that appear genuine, and offer lucrative deals to lure in potential victims. This is typically carried out by forging insurance documents or falsifying your information to lower the price. As such, targets most susceptible to ghost broking are individuals with high insurance premiums […]
The rise of food delivery services has caused a resurgence of scooter transport in London. Consequently, more have been used for crime, with delivery messengers themselves being targeted for the scooter they drive and the cash they carry. Moped-enabled crime has risen from 827 incidents in 2012 to more than 23,000 in 2017. An Average […]
This article on courier fraud was first published by the Bromley Neighbourhood Watch Association. For more information about the Bromley Neighbourhood Watch Association – please visit www.bnwa.co.uk The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has identified an increasing number of reports submitted to Action Fraud from the public concerning courier fraud. Fraudsters are contacting victims by telephone […]
Brownhill Insurance Group Ltd is delighted to advise that we have achieved the government’s Cyber Essentials accreditation. The scheme, run by the National Cyber Security Centre, helps businesses guard against cyber threats and demonstrates Brownhill’s ongoing commitment to data and cyber security. The scheme ensures that you have compliant procedures in place for: Passwords and […]
Brownhill Insurance Group Managing Director – Gillian Henderson has been named in a list of 27 ‘Women of Influence 2018’ by Insurance Business Magazine. The list which includes Lloyd’s of London CEO – Inga Beale has been compiled by Insurance Business Magazine to celebrate the changing era in the insurance industry. More Women than ever […]
The National Health Service has historically been known as the best in the world for providing efficient healthcare and care provision. However with our growing and ageing population and with finite resources the NHS struggles to provide healthcare to meet demand, with ever increasing waiting lists. Unfortunately each day there are increasing stories in the […]
Pressure has mounted on the National Health Service this winter, due to various outbreaks of flu and other viruses leading to the cancellations of operations and over-crowding on hospital wards. Whilst not a panacea for emergency care, private medical insurance has consequently started to look considerably more attractive. According to the Office for National Statistics, […]
In this era of environmental and social responsibility, it is important that a company is not only responsible towards its staff and clientele but also recognises the role it plays within its local community and society at large. We are aware of our impact on the planet and do our little bit to help save […]